Super Utilities and Tools
for Microsoft ® Visio ® 2010/2013/2016/2019/2021

Save time with Super Utilities for Visio
The essential add-on for Visio

This software is an add-on (or plug-in) for Microsoft Visio providing you with a toolbox and collection of utilities for anyone who uses or develops with Visio.


This software works with


How these utilities can help you

A new SuperUtils ribbon is added to Visio with all the new tools to assist you when working with Visio drawings.

new ribbon

  • Documents
    • Close all documents without saving
    • Mark all documentss as saved
    • Export all documents as images
    • Export current document text
    • Export all open documents text
    • Export text from files
    • Alternative web Page export (HTML/XHTML)
    • Shapes in document report
    • Document shape count report
    • Document word count
    • Document Merge to end of document
    • Document Merge to beginning of document new
    • Document Connections between Shapes report new
    • Compare documents
    • Copy/Paste of
      • Custom properties
      • User-defined cells
    • List all documents
    • List/goto document new
    • Document Comments Report
    • Convert Comments to Text Boxes
    • Hyperlink report and check
    • Layers report and check
    • Export all documents as images
  • Pages
    • Export all pages as images
    • Alternative web page export (HTML/XHTML)
    • Shapes on page report
    • Page report
      (including hidden pages check)
    • Page shape count report
    • Page word count
    • Page shapedata report
    • Page Connections between Shapes report new
    • Copy/Paste of
      • Custom properties
      • User-defined cells
      • Actions
      • Layers
    • Export current page text
    • Compare pages in current document
    • Compare pages in different documentsnew
    • Compare page properties in current document
    • Compare page properties in different documentsnew
    • Duplicate page
    • Copy page to another document
    • Copy page as new document
    • Copy all pages to separate documents
    • Add multiple pages
    • Hyperlink report and check
    • Import images - each to own page new
    • List/Goto page
    • Page Comments Report
    • Convert Comments to Text Boxes
    • Layers report and check
    • Rename multiple pages
  • Shapes
    • Export all shape text
    • Grouped shape(s) report
    • Compare shapes
    • Shape substitution
    • Export selected shapes text
    • Remove small items from shape(s) new
    • Copy/Paste/Delete of
      • Shapedata
      • User-defined cells
      • Connection points
      • Actions
      • TextTransform section
      • Character format
    • Shape(s) nudge
    • Clear shape(s) text formatting
    • Align selected shapes with page middle (vertical/horizontal) new
  • Stencils
    • Startup stencils - always open these stencils when Visio opens a document
    • Close all stencils
    • Stencil Report (finds mismatched shape names, hidden shapes and otherwise hidden custom line ends and fill patterns)
    • Stencil Display (a replacement for the discontinued add-on that used to be supplied with Visio 2000)
    • Delete hidden item from stencil by index
    • Update all stencil master BaseIDs
    • Create Stencil Illustration
    • Bulk Convert Stencils in VSS/VSX/VSSX/VSSM/VSDX format new
    • Create stencil from Images new
  • Application
    • Add-ons report
    • Clear undo data
  • Hidden Visio commands
    All these commands have been deemed by Microsoft to be "too difficult" or "not useful" and hidden away on obtuse menus
    or not available at all unless you edit the ribbon. new
    • Array Shapes (Visio Pro only)
    • Auto-correct options
    • Snap and Glue dialog
    • Center drawing
    • Shape operations
      • Union
      • Combine
      • Fragment
      • Intersect
      • Subtract
      • Join
      • Trim
      • Offset
      • Update alignment box
    • Connect shapes
    • Visio About dialog
  • Most-Recently Used Stencils
    • Up to 50 of your most recently-used stencils listed and easy to reload. Limited to 3 items in the unregistered version.
  • Org Chart Tools
    • Headcount - for the Document, page, selection and subordinates.
      Gives you a total count and sub-totals for each position type e.g. Executive, Manager ... new
Note to Visio 2013/2016/2019 users: You may find that when copying pages to documents or any other aspect of the utilities that asks you to select a document - all the open documents may not be listed. Here is why and how to fix it.


Download it now and try it

Description File Download Version Date Size
Super Utilities for Visio
for Visio 2010/2013/2016/2019
VSU3.msiDownload3.7.1.021st June 20211.5 MB
This software is digitally-signed. The download is fully functional and gives you 20 free uses of any of the built-in utilities. After 20 uses there is a delay that gets longer by 1 second every time the software is used. We hope this is long enough for you to try out these utilities.

Installation

unblockAfter downloading this software, look in your downloads folder, right-click on the file and select "Properties". At the bottom of the dialog box will be this message as shown to the right. Ensure "Unblock" is selected.

  1. Download and save the file VSU3.msi
  2. Ensure Visio is closed before installing this software
  3. Run the file VSU3.msi
  4. The software should now be installed in Visio
  5. Start Visio, the addon will be installed within Visio
  6. Check that there is a new SuperUtils entry on the ribbon
  or read the fully illustrated installation instructions
    and
full uninstall instructions


Installation Frequently Asked Questions

  • You may get an error stating that the code signing certificate is not recognised.
    1. Right-click the VSU3.msi file and select Properties.
    2. Select the Digital Signatures tab, select the signature in the list, then click Details.
    3. This will show the certificate details, click the Install Certificate button.

  • During the second phase of installation, i.e. when starting Visio you get an error like this:
    VSTO Install Screenshot

    1. Close Visio
    2. Open the Registry Editor
    3. Navigate to item:
    \HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\.NETFramework\Security\TrustManager
    4. Set items to Enabled as shown in the image below:
    5. Now start Visio

    .NET registry

    This key only seems to exist on some Windows installations.
    Here is an article with more explanation:
    Click Once security settings



The PDF help file

Description File Download Size
PDF help file and instructions for Super Utilities for VisioVSUdoc.pdfDownload365 KB

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You will receive an email containing the registration key which you should copy and paste into the program at the Help menu.

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Super Utilities V3 for Visio 2010/2013/2016/2019

US$ 50.00

Super Utilities V3 for Visio 2010/2013/2016/2019 - Educational/Academic Site License

US$ 400.00

Super Utilities V3 for Visio 2010/2013/2016/2019 - Commercial Site License

US$ 800.00

Recent Changes

V3.7.1.0Jun 2021 Added option of saving new documents in Page -> Copy All Pages To New Documents
Improved shape sizing in Stencil -> Stencil Display
V3.7.0.0Jun 2021 Fixed international operation problem
V3.6.14.0Jun 2021 Fixed problem with Stencil Display
V3.6.13.0May 2021 Added size memory to text output dialog
V3.6.12.0May 2021 Rebuilt software with new version of Visual Studio
V3.6.11.0Apr 2021 Improved output of shape text in certain reports and tests
V3.6.10.0Feb 2021 Included PDF help file into the build - available from the Help menu
V3.6.9.0Jan 2021 Stencil Illustration - improvements to shape layout
Bulk Stencil Conversion - VSDX format - correction to page naming
V3.6.7.0Jan 2021 Stencil Illustration - added option of using real shape instead of shape's icon (which can be unreliable)
V3.6.6.0Jan 2021 Fixed dialog box position being saved off-screen
V3.6.5.0Dec 2020 Added stencil conversion to VSDX format
Moved Org-Chart tools item on ribbon
Fixed some dialog boxes
V3.6.4.0Nov 2020 Added Org Chart Tools -> Headcount tool for Document, Page, Selection and Subordinates
V3.6.3.0Nov 2020 Added 'Connections between Shapes' report in Document and Page menus
V3.6.2.0Nov 2020 Added 'Remove Small Details' in shapes menu
V3.6.1.0Oct 2020 Added Clear all Most-Recently Used Stencils list in Options dialog
V3.6.0.0Oct 2020 Hyperlink report/check - add output in Excel format
V3.5.25.0Oct 2020 Stencil Report - added dialog box to allow custom reports.
Recent Stencils list - fixed bug in loading multiple stencils.
V3.5.24.0Sep 2020 Recent Stencils list - added multi-select capability.
Recent Stencils list - added option to not show deleted stencils.
V3.5.23.0Sep 2020 Added Page Compare and Page Properties Compare with any page in a different document
V3.5.22.0Sep 2020 Store settings for Stencil Display in registry.
V3.5.21.0Sep 2020 Improvements to Document Compare.
Improvements to Stencil Illustration.
V3.5.20.0Aug 2020 Stencil Illustration - fixed bug.
Convert Annotation Comments to text boxes now works for Visio 2013/2016/2019.
V3.5.19.0Jul 2020 Improved Page/Shape Compare
Improved Document and Page copy.
V3.5.18.0Jul 2020 Added better detail in results output of Document/Page/Shape Compare
V3.5.17.0Jul 2020 Added selected shape alignment with page middle (vertical or horozontal)
V3.5.16.2Jul 2020 Improvement to how utilities start-up
V3.5.16.0Jun 2020 Sign code and installer with new code-signing certificate
V3.5.15.0Jun 2020 Added associated object information to document and page comments report
V3.5.14.0May 2020 Improved Stencil Illustration for Visio 2016 and Visio 2019
Fixed problem with updating Most-Recent Stencils list
V3.5.13.0May 2020 Add support for vssm format stencils in Bulk Stencil Conversion
Improved speed of Page Report and Stencil Report
Changed name of Text Export to Text Report
Fixed undo for Page Duplicate
V3.5.12.0Mar 2020 Fixed problem when checking for updates from server over https
V3.5.11.0Mar 2020 Added "Yes to All" and "No to All" options in Page Report questions
Improved stencil report
Improved Document List resizing
Improved Options dialog resizing
Fixed problem with code-signing certificate in installer file
V3.5.10.0Dec 2019 Improved icons on ribbon
V3.5.9.0Oct 2019 Document and Page Comments Report are now compatible with Visio 2013/2016/2019 comments
V3.5.7.0Jul 2019 Fixed problem with document compare
Fixed problem with saving of dialog box text
V3.5.6.0Jul 2019 Fixed problem with new version update check
V3.5.5.0Jul 2019 Fixed problem with paste/delete of shapedata and user-defined data
V3.5.4.0Jun 2019 Added goto document
Improved saving of dialog box text
V3.5.3.0Jun 2019 Added document merge to beginning of destination document
V3.5.2.0Jun 2019 Improved page copy
V3.5.0.0Apr 2019 Added feature: shape substitution - replace shapes with a different one
V3.4.0.0Feb 2019 Added feature: Create stencil from selection of images
V3.3.5.0Jan 2019 Disable stencil save in VSX format for Visio 2013 onwards in bulk stencil format converter
Fix new page creation in stencil display
V3.3.4.0Dec 2018 Added feature: Import images each to new page
V3.3.2.0Nov 2018 Improved bulk stencil conversion
V3.3.1.0Nov 2018 Improved detection of containers in shape compare and reports
V3.2.6.0Oct 2018 Fixed problem with document selection in Merge Documents
V3.2.5.0Oct 2018 Text scrolling fixed in dialog
Text export added to Stencil Report, Layers Report and Grouped Shape Report
V3.2.4.0Sept 2018 Bulk Save Stencils redesigned
V3.2.3.0Sept 2018 Dialog boxes now remember position on screen if moved
Export as Images settings now stored in registry
Alternative Webpage Output file and folder select dialogs implemented
Export as Images folder select dialog implemented
Warning added to Stencil save
Added Snap & Glue dialog to ribbon
V3.2.2.0Sept 2018 Added Save all Open Stencils in VSS/VSSX format
Added Ribbon section for "hard to find" Visio commands and hidden stuff
V3.2.0.0Aug 2018 Added Startup Stencils